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  • Cape boys pile on the glee

    The Cape Elizabeth High School boys' basketball team mobs senior Ethan Murphy after his buzzer-beater gave the Capers their first Class B state title in 27 years, a 44-42 win over Medomak Valley in Portland. Sports, Page 11.

  • And 1, 2, 3, 4 ...

    Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark takes notes during the dance call last weekend when Maine State Music Theatre held local auditions at its Brunswick studio. More than 150 adults and children sang and danced in the hopes of being cast in one or more of the theatre's upcoming shows. New York City aud...

  • Another piece of the puzzle

    Colette Bouchard of the Bayside Neighborhood Association had the honor of officially opening the Bayside Trail on Aug. 19 at the Elm Street Plaza off Marginal Way. The $6.4 million project, funded by federal grants, city grants and privately raised money, was build on a neighborhood brownfield. R...

  • Cumberland planners to hold workshop on Main St. zoning change

    CUMBERLAND — The Planning Board will hold a workshop sometime next month with the Town Center Advisory Committee to discuss a proposed zoning change for part of Main Street. After hearing the proposal at its Aug. 17 meeting, the Planning Board opted to table the matter and hold ...

  • Live-in students help southern Maine fire departments, learn essential skills

    Ashley Wax, 19, of Oxford and Tucker Reece, 19, of Marblehead, Mass., work on properly rolling fire hoses during training at the Falmouth Fire Department station on Bucknam Road on Aug. 16. The students are part of a live-in training program through Southern Maine Community College that places st...

  • Harpswell officials seek residents' eyes, FEMA's ears in flood map appeal

    HARPSWELL — Town officials are encouraging residents potentially affected by federally revised floodplain maps to be proactive. The message comes as the town gears up to appeal portions of the new flood designation proposed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Harpswell...

  • Yarmouth could help lead state residential energy upgrade program

    YARMOUTH — With the help of the Maine Green Energy Alliance, Yarmouth could be one of a few Maine communities to participate in a residential energy upgrade program. The

  • Portland seeks CDBG funding feedback from residents

    PORTLAND — The city will hold a series of meetings in September to gather feedback from residents about how Community Development Block Grant-funded programs are working in their neighborhoods. The city distributes about $2.1 million in federal CDBG funding to select social service a...

  • Damp in Deering Oaks

    Late-summer blossoms brighten a gray, drizzly day on Monday in Portland's Deering Oaks Park.

  • Falmouth street lights will remain on for now; council to consider wind energy ordinance

    FALMOUTH — By unanimous consensus Monday, the Town Council killed a plan to eliminate street lights throughout the town as a cost-saving measure initially included in the fiscal 2011 budget. The plan targeted 174 street lights for elimination, with a goal of turning off 135 of the li...